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Heart Wisdom Panel- Strength in Sisterhood
February 17, 2021 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm PST
Please join us for our weekly Heart Wisdom Panel this Wednesday, February 17th at 1:30pm PST!
This week’s focus, in celebration of Black History Month, is on “Strength in Sisterhood.”
Come join our conversation and share in a thought-provoking conversation. The authors will take questions from the audience.
This is a virtual panel, held on Zoom. Please arrive early. To register, please email: email@example.com and she will send you the link.
The panel includes:
Marilyn Allman Maye, Ed. D, is an educator, leader, and advocate for high-quality teaching and learning, for children and adults, especially in mathematics and especially in communities of color. She is co-author of “Seven Sisters and a Brother: Friendship Resistance and Untold Truths Behind Black Student Activism in the 1960s”
Aundrea White Kelley, MS, MBA, is a co-author of “Seven Sisters and a Brother: Friendship Resistance and Untold Truths Behind Black Student Activism in the 1960s.” Her public service career focused on collaborative initiatives to resolve education policy challenges at state, regional and national levels. Aundrea remains passionate about public policy and civic engagement as tools for justice.
Sherry Richert Belul, author of “Say it Now: 33 Creative Ways to Say I Love You to the Most Important People in Your Life,” is founder of Simply Celebrate, a business dedicated to helping people live colorful, connected, creative lives of love and appreciation.
Friendship, Resistance, and Untold Truths Behind Black Student Activism in the 1960s
#1 New Release in 1960s History of the U.S. and 2020 Finalist Sarton Women’s Literary Award for Nonfiction with Special Recognition
The Story Behind an Unsung Event in the Civil Rights Movement
“Over eight days, eight students sparked change that defined their lives, changed an institution and fueled a movement that continues today.” ─Alberto Ibargüen, President and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and former publisher of The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald
Fighting injustice and racism. This narrative tells the story of seven women and one man at the heart of a black power sit-in protesting decreased enrollment and hiring of African Americans at Swarthmore College, and demanding an African American Studies curriculum. The book, written by the former students themselves, includes autobiographical chapters providing a view into the lives of young people during the Civil Rights era.